Team Defined: Anglers sign up as a Boater / Non-Boater Team. The Non-Boater will fish with a different Boater base on a pre-determined draw by ILF. Each of the Team Anglers even though they will be on different boat will score on the same leaderboard. Anglers must be 16 years of age or more and have a valid driver license.
Team Entry Fee: $260 per Team, $130 each Angler. Total Payout in every Team event is $4,000* (*payout based on 20 Teams competing). One payout position for every 5 Teams competing..
Field Size: The field size is limited to 18 Teams.
Participation: Each Angler Boat and Non Boater must pre-register by completing the ILF Team Entry Form. Team events are open to all amateur or Pro Anglers and are 16 years of age with a driver license.
Scoring Device: Each team member is required to have a SmartPhone device.
Officiating: Both the Boater / Non-Boater are designated as the term “ILF Boat Official” used in the rules and will officiate for each other. See Weighing of The Bass Rule No. 6 and Scoring a Fish Rule No. 7.
Lake Locations: Teams will be notified of a meeting location 72 hours in advance, such as: a Walmart parking lot in a specific city. Both Team members are required to attend a pre-tournament meeting at said meeting location, failure to do so will disqualify the Team. The Lake will be announced at the Pre-Tournament meeting at which time Teams will be released to drive to the Lake.
On the Boat: The Boater must supply a Boat. While fishing the Non-Boater is not allow on the front deck unless the Boat allows it. The boater oversees and operates the trolling motor. If the Boater is in a penalty for a rule violation the Boater may still operate the trolling motor.
Tournament Hours: Each event will last six (6) hours consisting of two (2) three(3) hour periods. Boaters will be given a minimum of a 15-minute ride around to determine their starting point. Boaters are required to return to a designated rendezvous area immediately after period one (1). Each boat will be given a floating number device at the beginning of their event which must be turned in at the end of Period one (1) at the rendezvous check point and then you will be released immediately to fish Period two (2).